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Locke's Second Treatise of Government A Reader's Guide

by Paul Kelly

Part of the A Reader's Guides Series

Locke's Second Treatise of Government A Reader's Guide Synopsis

John Locke's Second Treatise of Government is one of the most influential texts in the history of political theory. It is a staple of undergraduate courses throughout the English-speaking world and continues to inspire and inform contemporary debates in political philosophy. As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. In Locke's 'Second Treatise of Government': A Reader's Guide, Paul Kelly offers a clear and thorough account of this key philosophical work. The book offers a detailed review of the key themes and a lucid commentary that will enable readers to rapidly navigate the text. Geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of the text as a whole, the guide explores the complex and important ideas inherent in the text and provides a cogent survey of the reception and influence of Locke's seminal work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826492661
Publication date: 29th November 2007
Author: Paul Kelly
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 172 pages
Categories: Political science & theory, Social & political philosophy,

About Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly is Professor of Political Theory at the London School of Economics, UK.

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